Comedy of Paul Varghese
Paul Varghese is a comedian of Indian descent & born in Dallas Texas. Paul appeared on the hit reality show “Last Comic Standing” where he made it to the semi-finals. He taped his first set for national television on March 8, 2007 for Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” which aired July 13, 2007. He was a regular on the Pugs and Kelly radio show, noon-3 p.m. weekdays on Live 105.3/Free FM in Dallas when that radio station and show was still on the air.
Varghese began doing stand up in 2001 opening for Canadian-born comedian Russell Peters in a short theater tour through LA, San Francisco, Boston and New York in 2005. That led to his headlining a 16-city Gurus of Comedy tour in the spring of 2006. In 2007 he was named “Best Stand-Up Comic in Dallas” by the Dallas Observer and won the 2009 “Funniest Comic in Texas” competition. Varghese was also featured on Showtime’s “Russell Peter’s Presents”, Telemundo 2’s “Loco Comedy Jam”, Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution”. On June 18, 2012, Varghese was given the opportunity to open for comedian Dave Chappelle at the Dallas House of Blues and the following night in Austin, TX at the Paramount Theatre. On May 31, 2014, Varghese opened for Joan Rivers at IP Casino Resort in Biloxi. This was followed by several more openings for Ms. Rivers in June, 2014.